Marriott Worldwide on Monday introduced plans for the retirement of J.W. Marriott Jr., referred to as Invoice within the hospitality business, as government chairman and the appointment of David Marriott to succeed him as chairman of the board.
Mr. Marriott’s retirement as chairman, which was initially introduced in 2020, is efficient instantly following the corporate’s stockholder assembly in Might, at which level David Marriott will turn out to be chairman.
Marriott started as a nine-stool root beer stand opened by John Willard Marriott, Invoice Marriott’s father, in 1927 in Washington, D.C.
Invoice Marriott joined the corporate whereas in highschool and have become a full-time worker in 1956. He then oversaw operations on the hotelier’s first property, the Twin Bridges Marriott, a motel in Arlington, Virginia, which opened in 1957.
David Marriot joined the corporate in 1999 and have become a board member in 2021.
“David is well-suited to serve on our board and I do know he’ll convey not solely his operations and gross sales expertise but additionally his deep understanding of Marriott’s tradition to board-level dialog and decision-making,” stated then CEO Arne Sorenson on the time of his appointment.
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